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Swordfish

Xiphias gladius

A magnificent solitary predator, extremely fast swimming with a fearsome-looking, pointed sword-like bill for stunning its prey. It can gather speed up to 50mph and can reach up to 4.5m in length! Like sharks, swordfish are at the top of Read more

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Sustainability range: from two to five info
Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Longline
Capture area — North West & Central West Atlantic (FAO 21, 31)
Stock area — North West & Central West Atlantic
Stock detail — Canadian and US certified fleets
Certification — Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Rating: two info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Harpoon
Capture area — South East Pacific (FAO 77,81,87)
Stock area — South East Pacific
Stock detail — All Areas
Rating: two info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Longline
Capture area — Indian Ocean (FAO 51,57)
Stock area — Indian Ocean
Stock detail — All Areas
Rating: three info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Longline
Capture area — North Atlantic (FAO 27,21)
Stock area — North Atlantic
Stock detail — All Areas
Rating: three info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Harpoon
Capture area — North East Pacific (FAO 77,87)
Stock area — North East Pacific
Stock detail — All Areas
Rating: three info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Longline
Capture area — South Atlantic (FAO 41,31,34,47)
Stock area — South Atlantic
Stock detail — All Areas
Rating: three info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Longline
Capture area — South East Pacific (FAO 77,81,87)
Stock area — South East Pacific
Stock detail — All Areas
Rating: three info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Longline
Capture area — South West Pacific (FAO 71,77,81)
Stock area — South West Pacific
Stock detail — Certified fleets only
Certification — Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Rating: three info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Longline
Capture area — Western & Central North Pacific (FAO 61,67,71,77)
Stock area — Western & Central North Pacific
Stock detail — All Areas
Rating: three info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Longline
Capture area — North East Pacific (FAO 77,87)
Stock area — North East Pacific
Stock detail — All Areas
Rating: four info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Longline
Capture area — South West Pacific (FAO 71,77,81)
Stock area — South West Pacific
Stock detail — All Areas
Rating: four info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Longline
Capture area — Mediterranean (FAO 37)
Stock area — Mediterranean
Stock detail — All Areas
Rating: five info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Gill or fixed net
Capture area — South East Pacific (FAO 77,81,87)
Stock area — South East Pacific
Stock detail — All Areas
Rating: five info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Gill or fixed net
Capture area — South West Pacific (FAO 71,77,81)
Stock area — South West Pacific
Stock detail — All Areas
Rating: five info
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